Halstead promoted to assistant vice president
NEW PALTZ -- The State University of New York at New Paltz recently promoted Michele Halstead of Stone Ridge to the position of assistant vice president in the Administration Division.
Halstead was selected for the position after a regional search. She has been with SUNY New Paltz for 12 years, and has served as the director of accounting services for the last three years.
"Michele's knowledge of the SUNY Accounting and Budget System, and good communication and interpersonal skills make her ideal for this position," said Johanna D'Aleo, vice president for Administration.
The assistant vice president's duties consist of monitoring campus financial activities and assisting with the budget process. In this position, Halstead will be responsible for New Paltz' accounting, payroll, purchasing, and student accounts departments.
Halstead replaces Nick Lyons, who left New Paltz for a promotion to vice president for Administration at SUNY Oswego.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.